Barry Manuel

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Barry Manuel
Born: (1965-08-12) August 12, 1965 (age 53)
Mamou, Louisiana
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 6, 1991, for the Texas Rangers
Last MLB appearance
August 8, 1998, for the Arizona Diamondbacks
MLB statistics
Win–loss record7-2
Earned run average3.87

Barry Paul Manuel (born August 12, 1965) is a former professional baseball pitcher. He played all or part of five seasons in Major League Baseball between 1991 and 1998, and one season in Nippon Professional Baseball in 1999.

In high school Manuel made the all-state team in 1984 and went on to play for LSU from 1984-87. In 1986 he was voted on the College Baseball All-American team. He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the second round of the 1987 Major League Baseball draft. Manuel was 26 years old when he broke into the big leagues on September 6, 1991, with the Texas Rangers.

After his major league career, Manuel played one game for the Seibu Lions in Japan in 1999.

Up in till the 2016-2017 school year Barry served as the head baseball coach and the gameday football coordinator for Westminster Christian Academy in Opelousas, Louisiana.

Barry currently serves as the head baseball coach for St Edmund Catholic School in Eunice, Louisiana.